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14/1/2012 edition

The Beat the Firming Tote Favourites Free Horse Racing Betting System

This simple horse racing betting system selection method looks for horses at good odds to beat favourites that are tote firmers, as backing all "tote firmers" gives a guaranteed long term loss.

Here are the rules.

1. Take note of tote prices 15 minutes before the race is due to start and three minutes before the race. (You might wait to two minutes if you can get your bet on quickly). We are looking to see if the tote favourite three minutes before the start has firmed 20% from its price 15 minutes before the start.

2. A horse has firmed 20% if 15 minutes before the race its price was say $3.00 and at three minutes before the start it was $2.40 or shorter. It has firmed here the necessary 60 cents which is 20% of $3.00.

3. If a horse is the tote favourite three minutes before the race start and has firmed at least 20% in price we aim to back a horse to beat it.

4. Choose a horse at double figure odds, or pretty close, that either won or ran within 1.5 lengths of the winner at its last start.

5. The horse must have a lower handicap before any apprentice claims than at its last start, again before any apprentice claims.

6. If there are no qualifiers here then find a horse with at least a 30% win strike rate provided it was beaten no more than three lengths at its last start. (If no qualifiers also then this method leaves the race alone.)

7. If money is coming for the tote favourite, you will often get much better odds about some of these other horses.

8. It may pay to take note of these horses as possible bets well before three minutes to go otherwise you might run out of time.

Good luck.

This edition of Punt to Win:
Free winning horse racing betting tips
The Professional Punter's horse racing news
The Beat the Firming Tote Favourites horse racing betting system
Horse racing form analysis and betting system tips
Horse Watch betting system - future winners
Free horse racing betting tips package membership!
Get those betting odds
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Betting favourites in small fields: 24/12/2011 & 17/12/2011
Best odds for well bet winners - bookmaker or tote?
Betting top weights - horses carrying a weight handicap of 59kg.
Punt to Win 17/12/2011
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2011 Melbourne Cup Day
Winners under $10.00
Best Bookmaker Win Odds
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Get these prices? Or these prices!! Extra Profit $30 bet
Applegate 6.50 7.90 $42
Foxstar 4.00 5.00 $30
Dunaden 8.20 9.10 $27
Under The Eiffel 3.70 4.40 $21
Lamasery 4.50 5.00 $15
African Pulse 5.40 5.60 $6
Combat Kitty 3.50 3.70 $6


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